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Have you ever solved a coding issue in your sleep?

Survey period: 2 Mar 2020 to 9 Mar 2020

As in "you think of a solution" not "you can type in your sleep".

OptionVotes% 
Yes, constantly. Evidently I think better unconscious10911.40
Occasionally a solution will come through sleep43345.29
Maybe once or twice23024.06
No, never.16216.95
Sleep? Who has time for that?222.30



 
GeneralNever while sleeping but yes with random thoughts Pin
Slacker0076-Mar-20 1:10
professionalSlacker0076-Mar-20 1:10 
GeneralWhere I do my best thinking Pin
Eek Ten Bears3-Mar-20 23:14
MemberEek Ten Bears3-Mar-20 23:14 
In busy projects I occasionally do solve complex problems in my sleep, but usually my dreams don't get as detailed as that. So I think its daydream time more.

Genuinely the number of times I make my best decisions when I take a "rest break" I couldn't count.

It does seem most frequently to be a trip to the toilet, but same can be said for taking a 5 minute seat on the comfy chairs our office has in common areas. Common factor is it is not long away from the problem, and peace and quiet (the coffee area is not good, people ask you things, you know social stuff WTF | :WTF: ).
GeneralSleep?? Pin
Eddy Vluggen3-Mar-20 13:59
professionalEddy Vluggen3-Mar-20 13:59 
GeneralOther places Pin
agolddog3-Mar-20 6:30
Memberagolddog3-Mar-20 6:30 
GeneralMy view of how sleep works: Pin
maze32-Mar-20 23:12
professionalmaze32-Mar-20 23:12 
GeneralRe: My view of how sleep works: Pin
Nelek3-Mar-20 10:32
protectorNelek3-Mar-20 10:32 
GeneralI tried to cut out sleep... Pin
Davyd McColl2-Mar-20 21:53
MemberDavyd McColl2-Mar-20 21:53 
GeneralRe: I tried to cut out sleep... Pin
Fabio Franco3-Mar-20 4:02
professionalFabio Franco3-Mar-20 4:02 
GeneralRe: I tried to cut out sleep... Pin
Greg Utas4-Mar-20 5:54
mvaGreg Utas4-Mar-20 5:54 
GeneralRe: I tried to cut out sleep... Pin
Davyd McColl6-Mar-20 3:11
MemberDavyd McColl6-Mar-20 3:11 
GeneralIt's a good thing I sleep... Pin
S Houghtelin2-Mar-20 6:07
professionalS Houghtelin2-Mar-20 6:07 
GeneralIn the shower Pin
Bassam Abdul-Baki2-Mar-20 5:25
professionalBassam Abdul-Baki2-Mar-20 5:25 
Generalon the drive home yes Pin
MarcusCole68332-Mar-20 5:21
professionalMarcusCole68332-Mar-20 5:21 
GeneralI call it twilight time Pin
bVagadishnu2-Mar-20 4:35
MemberbVagadishnu2-Mar-20 4:35 
GeneralRather, when trying to sleep, and why! Pin
W Balboos, GHB2-Mar-20 0:36
mveW Balboos, GHB2-Mar-20 0:36 
GeneralNever in a dream, but... Pin
Sander Rossel1-Mar-20 22:50
professionalSander Rossel1-Mar-20 22:50 
GeneralRe: Never in a dream, but... Pin
W Balboos, GHB2-Mar-20 3:14
mveW Balboos, GHB2-Mar-20 3:14 
GeneralRe: Never in a dream, but... Pin
Member 116273652-Mar-20 14:16
MemberMember 116273652-Mar-20 14:16 
GeneralRe: Never in a dream, but... Pin
Sander Rossel4-Mar-20 21:59
professionalSander Rossel4-Mar-20 21:59 
GeneralI even understood angular momentum in a dream Pin
den2k881-Mar-20 22:33
professionalden2k881-Mar-20 22:33 
GeneralMore than coding issues. Pin
GKP19921-Mar-20 19:07
professionalGKP19921-Mar-20 19:07 
GeneralSleep means Pin
Amit Joshi CP1-Mar-20 18:39
MemberAmit Joshi CP1-Mar-20 18:39 
GeneralRe: Sleep means Pin
Shao Voon Wong1-Mar-20 21:08
mvaShao Voon Wong1-Mar-20 21:08 
GeneralRe: Sleep means Pin
Amit Joshi CP1-Mar-20 21:17
MemberAmit Joshi CP1-Mar-20 21:17 
GeneralRe: Sleep means Pin
DJ van Wyk2-Mar-20 21:13
professionalDJ van Wyk2-Mar-20 21:13 

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